Hurtling Toward Impeachment

Actually, in keeping with Halloween, it’s all a bit scary. It’s no longer “if” but “when.” We are hurtling, in largely uncharted waters, toward impeachment. Democrats, who control the House of Representatives—where the process begins—must decide on a strategy, both in terms of politics and public relations. Because, while it is in the Senate that … Continue reading Hurtling Toward Impeachment

ISIS and the Innocents

The Trump White House has turned the world upside-down. One remarkable example of inverted logic and values was recently revealed in Donald Trump’s withdrawal of US forces from northern Syria. Apparently undertaken without consultation from either domestic advisers or foreign allies, this action leaves a vacuum in the region currently being carved up in a … Continue reading ISIS and the Innocents

Three Strands in a Single Braid

Once again, the news has been overwhelming. Convoluted and scurrilous headlines can be hard to track, and the impact on individuals difficult to measure, so we must stay tuned in if we are to understand how to navigate our future. Many topics compete for attention, but three rise to the surface with increasing intensity: the … Continue reading Three Strands in a Single Braid

Hong Kong, China and the NBA

At first glance, it all seemed frivolous. Daryl Morey, General Manager of the Houston Rockets, posted a tweet (since deleted) in support of the protesters in Hong Kong. This simple act unleashed a firestorm from the Chinese government, criticizing Morey for his insensitivity to Chine culture, cancelling exhibition games scheduled in Chinese cities and threatening … Continue reading Hong Kong, China and the NBA